The Instigator
dylancatlow
Pro (for)
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The Contender
larztheloser
Con (against)
Winning
12 Points

Affirmative Action Should Be Abolished

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after 3 votes the winner is...
larztheloser
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 8/25/2012 Category: Education
Updated: 4 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 3,780 times Debate No: 25271
Debate Rounds (3)
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dylancatlow

Pro

I thank my opponent for debating with me.

Affirmative Action: The act of placing one higher over another in the process of admission to a place education, occupation, or status, based on the race or ethnicity of the people involved.

Abolish: Formally put to an end.

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larztheloser

Con

I do. I await my opponent's opening arguments. Remember that my opponent has the burden of proof in this debate, and that we're only talking about race-based affirmative action, not, say, gender based affirmative action. My case will NOT be limited to the United States alone, but rather take a world-wide view of the subject. Good luck, and let's get started!
Debate Round No. 1
dylancatlow

Pro

dylancatlow forfeited this round.
larztheloser

Con

My opponent has forfeited. Vote con.
Debate Round No. 2
dylancatlow

Pro

dylancatlow forfeited this round.
larztheloser

Con

... and another forfeit.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by dylancatlow 4 years ago
dylancatlow
I'm sorry for my lack of involvement. I was quite busy with other debates ;mistake on my part.
Posted by Smithereens 4 years ago
Smithereens
What a thrilling debate!
Posted by dylancatlow 4 years ago
dylancatlow
I forgot to add in the definition of affirmative action - "based on race or ethnicity" to the end.
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Vote Placed by Clash 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro forfeited and didn't met his BOP.
Vote Placed by Illegalcombatant 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: 4 points to Larz because of Pro forfeits.
Vote Placed by AlwaysMoreThanYou 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Obviously, the burden of proof was not met. Also, Pro forfeited.